Jim Pipkin – Performing Songwriter
Spent over 18 months in "Top 50 All Time" APD Americana/AAA Global Album Indicator
#9 on APD Americana/AAA Global Radio Indicator for March 2013
#3 on APD Americana/AAA Global Radio Indicator for February 2013
The first ten songs on this DPK are Jim's most recent album, "Rollin' the Dice." All songs written or co-written by Jim, produced in the studios of the Arizona Songwriters Circle, and mastered by Bill Roberts.
CD Released Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Higley Center for the Performing Arts, Gilbert, AZ, to the largest crowd they've ever seen in their Acoustic Series Concerts.
Thanks for listening and sharing my tunes with YOUR listeners!!
OCT 2011 CD OF THE MONTH - Countrytrack Netherlands
2006 Peoples Choice Award - FolkAlley.com
Nominated for Arizona Governor's Arts Award by Southwest Folk Music Assoc
Jim has performed his original songs on hundreds of stages over the years, from Nashville’s Bluebird Café to the now-defunct Union Grove Fiddler's Convention in North Carolina. At the same time he has worked on farms and loading docks, in orchards, gold mines, and textile mills, even serving as a Gunner's Mate in the United States Navy.
Jim appeared by invitation at the World Folk Showcase in Washington DC, and has represented Arizona’s songwriting tradition as a guest of both the State of Arizona and the Folklore Society of Greater Washington at the FSGW’s annual Getaway at Camp Letts, Maryland.
Jim's original songs have been recorded by Kerrville Folk Festival co-founder Allen Damron, Arizona’s Joe Bethancourt, Portland's Haris Blackwood, and Baltimore's Sue Trainor among others.